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As of ArcGIS 9.2, exported PDF files contain layer information, so certain layers can be enabled and disabled in a compatible PDF reader. The layers in the PDF may not exactly match the layers in the source map document. This document addresses the reasons this might occur at ArcGIS 9.2.
For ArcGIS 9.3, see the ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 help topic "Advanced PDF Features". A link to the Web help for ArcGIS 9.3 is included in the Related Information section below.
Neatlines, graphics, map annotation classes, and other marginalia may be contained in a layer in the PDF, even though they don't display in the ArcMap table of contents (TOC). Additionally, certain types of layers such as raster layers, group layers, and transparent layers may cause a consolidation of features in the TOC.
Be aware of the following parameters while creating a layered PDF:
When labels are converted to annotation, they are automatically placed in their own named annotation group and will render separately from the <Default> group.